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Assistant Controller - listed November 12, 2021


813 W Northern Lights Blvd


Christal Moua

Job Description


The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) and the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA) are recruiting for an Assistant Controller. This position assists the Controller in managing the accounting functions of the Alaska Energy Authority (AEA). This includes planning and executing non-routine finance projects and performing higher level accounting and finance functions. Responsibilities include assisting with preparation of the financial statements, assisting with the coordination of financial audits, and monitoring the quality of financial information. This position exercises independent judgment and decision-making regarding matters of significance.

Must have Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and at least of five years of professional level accounting experience. Public accounting or audit experience is preferred.

This is a full time position located in Anchorage.

For more information, or to apply online visit Send application and/or resume to Human Resources, AEA, 813 W. Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage, AK 99503, by email to, or by fax to (907) 771-3946.

This position will remain open until filled.

AIDEA and AEA are EEO/ADA employers. Individuals requiring accommodations should call 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY).

 Assists with the coordination of AEA’s annual financial statement and federal single audits, including preparing detailed supporting documentation for review and issuance by external auditors. Provides audited information for State of Alaska Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) and federal single audit reports.
 Prepares complex internal and external financial reports and analysis of financial data, as requested. Prepares financial data and/or analysis to project managers, procurement staff, upper management, federal grantors, grantees, and other outside parties, as requested.
 Monitors quality of financial information. Prepares reconciliations and coordinates with the Controller to ensure all reconciliations are completed timely. Examples include the inter-fund transactions, G/L accounts, individual funds, and appropriation balances.
 Reviews and approves correcting entries prepared by staff during the monthly reconciliation process.
 Reviews accuracy of daily accounting transactions and activities to include billing and receiving revenues, invoice payments, cash transfers, and recording the results of those activities in the general ledger and subsidiary systems.
 Reviews and approves journal entries for accuracy and validity.
 Provides input on the development, design, and implementation of policies, procedures, and work processes to ensure transactions are recorded in the accounting system in conformance with applicable accounting standards.
 Generates capital budget reports and coordinates with project manager for review on a quarterly basis.
 Coordinates internal meetings to prepare and develop the annual capital and operating budgets.
 Serves as AEA’s representative and performs monthly accounting and reporting procedures for the Bradley Lake and Alaska Intertie Boards of Directors.
 Supervises accounting staff and daily operations.
 Other duties as assigned.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands or fingers; handle or feel; talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Requires advanced skills in Excel, word processing, database software, financial management software, and basic skills in email and general office equipment.

 Ability to supervise and mentor staff.
 Ability to prepare audited financial reports.
 Knowledge of and practical application of accounting principles and standards under GASB and FASB. In addition to governmental budgeting principles and practices to include an understanding of fund and appropriation accounting.
 Knowledge of Federal Code of Regulations.
 Knowledge of confidentiality protocols, budget, procurement, and project funding processes.
 Ability to research accounting standards, state and federal regulations, and state legislation.
 Ability to analyze complex financial data.
 Ability to independently accomplish position tasks.
 Ability to communicate, in writing and orally, financial information and processes to executive management and other managers.
 Ability to work well in a team environment in a lead position.

Salary: $78,487.50 - $92,956.50 per year

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